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List of tallest buildings in Los Angeles

Downtown with the San Gabriel Mountains in the background
The tallest buildings in Los Angeles

The tallest building in Los Angeles is the Wilshire Grand Center, which became the tallest building in 2016. It is also the tallest building in the U.S. state of California.

The Wilshire Grand Center also stands as the tallest building west of the Mississippi River, and the 9th-tallest building in the United States. Seven of the ten tallest buildings in California are located in Los Angeles.[1] The 73-story U.S. Bank Tower, which rises 1,018 feet (310 m) in Downtown Los Angeles and was completed in 1989,[2] is now the second-tallest building in Los Angeles.

The history of skyscrapers in Los Angeles began with the 1903 completion of the Braly Building, which is often regarded as the first high-rise in the city;[3] it rises 13 floors and 151 feet (46 m) in height.[4] The building, originally constructed as a commercial structure, has since been renovated into a residential tower and is now known as the "Continental Building".[3]

In 1904, Los Angeles imposed height restrictions throughout the city, prohibiting the construction of any building taller than 150 feet (46 m). An exception was made for the Los Angeles City Hall, built in 1928, which stands at 454 feet (138 m). This effectively limited the height of non-government buildings to 13 stories, and was intended to address local concerns about growing congestion and over development at the time. That height limit was lifted in Downtown Los Angeles by the city government in 1957.

Los Angeles (and especially Downtown) then went through a large building boom that lasted from the early 1960s to the early 1990s, during which time the city saw the completion of 23 of its 30 tallest buildings, including the U.S. Bank Tower, the Aon Center, and Two California Plaza.[5] Modern skyscrapers are difficult and expensive to construct in Los Angeles due to the city's high rate of earthquakes and position near the San Andreas fault line, as well as the resulting difficulty of adhering to the city's rigorous engineering standards. Nevertheless, a number of successful and iconic skyscrapers dot the Los Angeles skyline from Downtown Los Angeles through Koreatown. Along the Wilshire Corridor, Miracle Mile and Century City areas of the cities westside. Other skyscraper hubs are hotels on Century Boulevard by LAX, the Hollywood district in central L.A. Warner Center, NoHo and Universal City in the San Fernando Valley. LA's west side has so many skyscrapers, often Wilshire Boulevard in the Westwood District, along with Century City's skyscrapers are often confused with being L.A.'s downtown by visitors arriving from LAX.

As of July 2019, Los Angeles has a total of 760 high-rise buildings over 115 feet (35 m),[6][7] 90 buildings over 300 feet (91.5 m);[8] 47 buildings over 400 feet (120 m); 19 buildings over 600 feet (180 m) in height including two supertalls over 1,000 feet (300 m), the Wilshire Grand and U.S. Bank Tower.[9][10][11] Its skyline is ranked 1st in the Pacific coast region and 4th in the United States, after New York City, Chicago, and Miami.[note 1]

Los Angeles skyline during sunset as seen from behind the Griffith Observatory in Griffith Park in October 2006

Tallest buildings

This lists ranks Los Angeles skyscrapers that stand at least 400 feet (120 m) tall, based on standard height measurement. This includes spires and architectural details but does not include antenna masts. An equal sign (=) following a rank indicates the same height between two or more buildings. The "Year" column indicates the year a building was completed.

Rank Name Image Height
ft (m)
Architect Floors Year Primary Purpose Notes
1 Wilshire Grand Center 1,100 (335) AC Martin Partners 73 2017 Office/Hotel 9th-tallest building in the United States, tallest building on the West Coast of the United States, tallest building in California; tallest building constructed in Los Angeles in the 2010s.[2][12][13] Topped-out in 2016. When measured by roof height,the tower is 934 feet (285 m) tall, which is 84 feet (26 m). shorter than the U.S. Bank Tower roof. The building held its grand opening on June 23, 2017.
2 U.S. Bank Tower 1,018 (310) Henry N. Cobb 73 1989 Office 15th-tallest building in the United States, third tallest building on the West Coast of the United States, third tallest building in California; tallest building in the world with a helipad on its roof; tallest building constructed in Los Angeles in the 1980s; formerly known as Library Tower; at the time of its completion, the building was the tallest structure in a major active seismic region (Taipei 101 now holds this title).[2][12][13]
3 Aon Center 858 (262) Charles Luckman 62 1973 Office Tallest building constructed in Los Angeles in the 1970s[14]
4 Two California Plaza 750 (229) Arthur Erickson 54 1992 Office Tallest building constructed in Los Angeles in the 1990s[15][16]
5 Gas Company Tower 749 (228) Richard Keating 52 1991 Office 77th-tallest building in the United States[17][18]
6 Bank of America Plaza 735 (224) Albert C. Martin 55 1974 Office 92nd-tallest building in the United States; formerly known as Security Pacific Bank Plaza, ARCO Plaza, and BP Plaza[19][20]
7 777 Tower 725 (221) César Pelli 52 1991 Office 98th-tallest building in the United States[21][22]
8 Wells Fargo Center 723 (220) Skidmore, Owings & Merrill 54 1983 Office 103rd-tallest building in the United States[23][24]
9 Figueroa at Wilshire 717 (218) Albert C. Martin 53 1990 Office 107th-tallest building in the United States; formerly known as the Sanwa Bank Building[25][26]
10= City National Tower 699 (213) Albert C. Martin 52 1972 Office Formerly known as the Bank of America Tower; this building and Paul Hastings Tower stand as the tallest twin towers in Los Angeles.[27][28]
10= Paul Hastings Tower 699 (213) Albert C. Martin 52 1972 Office Formerly known as ARCO Tower; this building and City National Tower stand as the tallest twin towers in Los Angeles.[29][30]
12 Oceanwide Plaza Tower I 677 (206) CallisonRTKL 49 2019 Residential 11th & Figueroa St. / Across from Staples Center. Formerly "Fig Central"[31][10]
13 The Ritz-Carlton Los Angeles 667 (203) Gensler 54 2010 Hotel/Residential Tallest building constructed in Los Angeles in the 2010s until the Wilshire Grand Center[32]
14 Metropolis Tower D 647 (197) Gensler 58 2019 Residential 889 Francisco St.[10][33]
15 820 Olive 637 (194) Onni Group 49 2019 Residential 825 S Hill St Los Angeles, CA 90014 \ Tallest residential building in California[34][35]
16 FourFortyFour South Flower 625 (191) Albert C. Martin 48 1979 Office Formerly known as Citigroup Center

Formerly known as the 444 Flower Building[36][37]

17 611 Place 620 (189) William Pereira 42 1969 Office Tallest building constructed in Los Angeles in the 1960s[38][39]
18 KPMG Tower 606 (185) Skidmore, Owings & Merrill 42 1984 Office [40][41]
19 One California Plaza 578 (176) Arthur Erickson 42 1985 Office [42][43]
20= Century Plaza Tower I 571 (174) Minoru Yamasaki 44 1975 Office This building and Century Plaza Tower II stand as the tallest buildings outside Downtown Los Angeles.[44][45]
20= Century Plaza Tower II 571 (174) Minoru Yamasaki 44 1975 Office This building and Century Plaza Tower I stand as the tallest buildings outside Downtown Los Angeles.[46][47]
22 Ernst & Young Plaza 534 (163) Skidmore, Owings & Merrill 41 1985 Office [48][49]
23 SunAmerica Center 533 (163) Johnson & Fain 39 1990 Office [50][51]
24= Oceanwide Plaza Tower II 530 (162) CallisonRTKL 40 2019 Residential 11th & Figueroa St. / Across from Staples Center. Formerly "Fig Central"[31][10]
24= Oceanwide Plaza Tower III 530 (162) CallisonRTKL 40 2019 Residential 11th & Figueroa St. / Across from Staples Center. Formerly "Fig Central"[31][10]
26 TCW Tower 517 (158) Albert C. Martin 39 1990 Office [52][53]
27 Union Bank Plaza 516 (157) Albert C. Martin 40 1968 Office [54][55]
28 10 Universal City Plaza 506 (154) Skidmore, Owings & Merrill 36 1984 Office Tallest building in the San Fernando Valley[56][57]
29 1100 Wilshire 496 (151) Albert C. Martin 35 1987 Residential Tallest residential building in the city[58][59]
30 Fox Plaza 493 (150) Johnson & Fain 34 1987 Office [60][61]
31 Constellation Place 491 (150) Johnson & Fain 35 2003 Office First high rise to be completed in the 21st century in Los Angeles[62][63]
32 Ten Thousand 483 (147) Handel Architects 40 2016 Residential [64][65]
33 The Century 478 (146) Robert A. M. Stern 42 2010 Residential [66]
34 ARCO Tower 463 (141) Gin Wong 33 1989 Office [67][68]
35= Equitable Life Building 454 (138) Welton Becket 34 1969 Office [69][70]
35= Los Angeles City Hall 454 (138) Austin, Parkinson & Martin 32 1928 Office Tallest building constructed in Los Angeles in the 1920s; tallest base-isolated structure in the world[71][72][73]
37 AT&T Center 452 (138) William Pereira 32 1965 Office [74][75]
38 Metropolis Tower C 451 (140) Gensler 40 2018 Residential [76][77]
39 AT&T Switching Center 448 (137) The Parkinsons 17 1961 Office [78][79]
40 Metropolis Tower B 442 (135) Gensler 38 2017 Residential [80]
41 5900 Wilshire 433 (132) Gin Wong / William Pereira 31 1971 Office [81][82]
42 Warner Center Plaza II 417 (126) Ware & Malcomb 25 1991 Office [83][84]
43 MCI Center 414 (126) Charles Luckman 33 1973 Office [85][86]
44= Circa Tower I 400 (122) Harley Ellis Deveraux 35 2018 Residential [87]
44= Circa Tower II 400 (122) Harley Ellis Deveraux 35 2018 Residential [87]

Under construction buildings

This lists buildings that are under construction in Los Angeles and are planned to rise at least 300 feet (91.5 meters).

Name Height
ft (m)
Floors Year Neighborhood Notes
Century Plaza North Tower 600 / 183 46 2020 Century City (2025 Ave of the Stars Ave.) Residential \ Twin towers designed by Pei Cobb Freed & Partners. Project is a condo addition to the renovated Century Plaza Hotel.[31][10]
Century Plaza South Tower 600 / 183 46 2020 Century City (2025 Ave of the Stars Ave.) Twin Residential Tower
Brookfield Tower 695 / 295 64 2024 South Park (960 W. 7th St.) Residential / above Figat7th shopping Center and adjacent to 777 Tower. [88][89]
Hope+Flower Tower I 529 / 161 40 2019 South Park (1212 Flower St.) Under Construction.[90]
Hope+Flower Tower II 421 / 128 31 2019 South Park ( 1212 Flower St.) Residential.[90]
Landmark Tower Two 349 / 106 34 2021 Sawtelle (11750 Wilshire Blvd.) Residential Tower.[91]
Constellation Park 523 / 160 45 2022 Century City (1950 Ave of the Stars.) Residential above the under construction Purple Line Extension Century City Station. Designed by Johnson Fain.[92][93][94]
Grand Avenue Project Tower I 522 / 159 39 2022 Bunker Hill (100 S. Grand Ave.) Residential Tower.[10][95]
Perla on Broadway 388 / 118 35 2022 Historic Core (400 S. Broadway) New art deco building tower [96][97][98]
Grand Avenue Project Tower II 379 / 116 20 2022 Bunker Hill (100 S. Grand Ave.) Under Construction retail, Equinox Fitness and Hotel. Designed by Frank Gehry [10]
Cumulus Tower 320 / 98 30 2020 West Adams (3321 S. La Cienega Blvd.) Adjacent to La Cienega/Jefferson Metro Station. Designed by TCA Architects [10][99]

Approved and proposed buildings

This list is of buildings approved or proposed over 300 feet (91.5 m) throughout the city. The tallest buildings currently proposed are The LA Grand Hotel at 1,108 feet (338 m), Angels Landing at 854 feet (260 m), and Figueroa Centre at 975 feet (297 m).

Building Name or Address Height
ft (m)
Floors Proposed Completion Year (est.) Neighborhood Notes
333 South Figueroa 1,108 / 338 77 TBD Bunker Hill (333 S. Figueroa St.) Proposed supertall hotel by Shenzhen New World Group / ground retail / Tallest proposed tower West of Mississippi River.[100][101]
Figueroa Centre 975 / 297 66 2023 Financial District (913 S. Figueroa St.) Proposed residential / hotel / retail / Will be the third tallest building in Los Angeles.[10]
Angels Landing Tower 1 854 / 260 64 2028 Historic Core (4th and Hill St.) Proposed Residential and office Tower / Retail / Designed by Peebles, MacFarlane, and Claridge Properties.[102] Parcel is above Pershing Square Purple Line Metro Subway Station and Angels Knoll Park.[103][104][105][106]
Olympia Tower I 853 / 260 65 2023 South Park (1025 W. Olympic Blvd) Proposed Three Towers by Sheng Long Group north of LA Live Regal Cinema \ Retail, Hotel and residential[107][10][108] 700 unit apartments.[109]
1045 S. Olive Street 810 / 247 70 TBD South Park (1045 S. Olive St.) Proposed Residential Apartments / retail / Developed by Crescent Heights.[110][111][10]
11th and Hill TBD 63 TBD South Park (11th and Hill) [112] Crown Group Proposal; 528 Residential units; No Car-Park Podium. Koichi Takada Architects.
Fifth & Hill 789 / 241 53 2023 Historic Core (Fifth and Hill St.) Designed by Arquitectonica \ Would rise next to Pershing Square / Cantilevered decks and pools on upper floors.
Olympic and Hill Tower 760 / 232 60 2022 South Park (Olympic and Hill St.) Proposed Tower by ONNI Group \ Retail, Hotel and residential.[113]
Olympic Tower 742 / 227 58 TBD South Park (949 S. Figueroa St.) Proposed Tower \ Retail, Hotel and residential [107][10] Replaces the car wash on corner of Fig and Olympic.[114][115]
6AM North Tower 732 / 223 58 2025 Arts District (6th St. and Alameda) Proposed \ residential and hotel proposed.[10] Designed by Herzog & de Meuron
City Lights Tower 723 / 220 53 2025 South Park (1300 S. Figueroa St.) Proposed \ Hotel \ Replaces apartment completed in 2004, by TriCal.[10]
6AM South Tower 710 / 216 58 2025 Arts District (6th St. and Alameda) Proposed \ residential and hotel proposed in the Arts District.[10] Designed by Herzog & de Meuron
Onni Times Square Tower I 655 / 200 53 2024 Civic Center (202 W. 1st St.) Proposed \ residential.[10][116] rehabilitate and add to the LA Times Building. The Times moved to El Segundo neighborhood and sold the building to Onni.[117]
1600 Figueroa TBD 52 TBD South Park (1600 S. Figueroa St.) Proposed \ Retail and hotel. Designed by Gensler. Replacing DTLA Toyota Dealership.[118]
1111 Sunset Residential Tower 1 TBD 49 2023 Echo Park (1111 N. Sunset Blvd.) Proposed residential / Former Metropolitan Water District Complex / 778 Residential units.[119][120] Designed by SOM and James Corner Field Operations.[121][122]
Olympia Tower II 653 / 199 53 2023 South Park (1001 W. Olympic Blvd ) Proposed Three Towers by Sheng Long Group \ Retail, Hotel and residential north of LA Live Regal Cinema.[107][10][108]
Eight & Hope Tower 592 / 180 45 2024 South Park (754 S. Hope St.) Proposed Residential Tower by Mitsui Group \ Designed by Gensler with three terraced decks. Ground Retail.[123]
Tribune Residential Tower 570 / 174 37 2025 Historic Core (222 W. 2nd St.) Proposed Residential Tower by Tribune Real Estate Holdings \ Designed by Solomon Cordwell Buenz. Ground retail above the under construction Historic Broadway Regional Connector Metro Subway station.[124]
Olympia Tower III 550 / 168 43 2023 South Park (1001 W. Olympic Blvd.) Proposed Three Towers by Sheng Long Group \ Retail, Hotel and residential north of LA Live Regal Cinema.[107][10][108]
5411 Wilshire 550 / 168 42 2023 Miracle Mile (5411 Wilshire Blvd) Luxury Apartments designed by Richard Keating. Art Deco base with street level retail. Currently a Staples office supply store. Portion of the 1930s original building will be preserved.[125] Near new subway station, Wilshire/La Brea station.
Angels Landing Tower 2 542 / 160 48 2028 Historic Core (4th and Hill St.) Proposed Residential and office Tower / Retail / Designed by Peebles, MacFarlane, and Claridge Properties.[102] Parcel is above Pershing Square Purple Line Metro Subway Station and Angels Knoll Park.[126][104][105][106]
Luxe Redevelopment Tower II 540 / 165 38 2023 South Park (1020 S. Figueroa St.) Proposed by Shenzhen Hazen \ residential \ Across from L.A. Live replacing Luxe Hotel w/ a W Hotel. Phase 2.[127][128]
JW Marriott Expansion 529 / 161 40 2022 South Park Expansion of the existing hotel. Plans to be finalized once AEG submits plan to LA City Hall for Convention Center expansion.[129]
Fig+Pico Tower I 529 / 161 42 2022 South Park (1258 S. Figueroa St.) Proposed \ Hotel / Retail. Across Figueroa Street from the convention center's South Hall. Same block as Circa (SW Corner).[130][131]
Westfield Promenade 2035 SE Hotel Tower 502 / 153 28 2033 Warner Center (6100 Topanga canyon Blvd.) Proposed \ residential and hotel.[10]
Eighth & Fig Residential Tower 501/ 153 43 2024 Financial District (Figueroa and 8th St.) Proposed \ residential and ground floor retail / Designed by Johnson Fain.[132]
Spring Street Tower 500 / 152 45 TBD Historic Core (525 S. Spring St.) Residential \ Retail.[133]
Onni Times Square Tower II 488 / 148 37 2024 Civic Center (202 W. 1st St.) Proposed \ residential \ Retail.[10][116] rehabilitate and add to the LA Times Building after/ if they vacate to Aon Tower. Designed by A.C. Martin[134].
The Albany 480 / 146 37 TBD Pico-Union (1330 W. Pico Blvd.) Proposed \ Hotel \ Sandstone Properties.[135][136]
World Trade Center Redevelopment 480 / 146 41 2025 Financial District (350 S. Figueroa St.) Proposed \ residential \ CallisonRTKL[137]
Lake On Wilshire 459 / 140 41 TBD Westlake (1930 W. Wilshire Blvd.) Proposed market rate residential Apartments / 70,000 square foot cultural center / Designed by Archeon Group.[138]
City Market Tower 454 / 138 38 2022 Fashion District (900–1118 S. Julian St.) Four City Blocks \ 1,719,658 square feet of total developed floor area. The

project would include 945 residential dwelling units, 210 hotel rooms, 294,641 square feet of commercial office uses, 224,862 square feet of retail uses (including restaurants, bars, event space, wholesale uses, and a cinema with 744 seats), and a 312,112 square-foot corporate/educational campus. / Designed by HansonLA/ [139][140]

Civic Center Building A 450 / 138 27 2023 Civic Center (150 N. Los Angeles St.) LA City Hall Complex \ Proposed \ office.[10] Replacing Parker Center.[141][142]
Wilshire Gate 450 / 137 33 TBD Koreatown (631 S. Vermont Ave.) Approved \ Office Space \ Condominiums. Floor retail.[143][144]
The Reef aka Broadway Square 420 / 130 19 TBD Historic Core (Corner of S. Broadway and Washington Blvd.) Proposed \ Office Space \ Condominiums \ Hotel. Owned by PHR LAmart at the LA Trade Technical College.[145]
340 Hill 410 / 126 33 2020 Old Bank District (340 S. Hill St.) Residential. Above the northern underground entrance to the Red Line Subway Pershing Square Station.ULA
Crossroads Hollywood Tower I 407 / 124 26 2024 Hollywood (Highland Ave and Selma Ave.) 1.4 million square feet of programmed space, including 950 residential units, a 308-key hotel, 94,000 square feet of office space and 185,000 square feet of shops and restaurants / Crossroads of the World shopping square .[146] redevelopment of four square blocks.
Gayley at Wilshire 427 / 131 29 TBD Westwood (10955 Wilshire Blvd) Proposed \ residential \ Across from UCLA in a small triangle lot. Architect Robert A.M. Stern RAMSA designed a flatiron inspired tower.[147]
Luxe Redevelopment Tower I 430 / 131 32 2023 South Park (1020 S. Figueroa St.) Proposed by Shenzhen Hazen \ residential \ Across from L.A. Live replacing Luxe Hotel. Phase 1.[127][148]
Hollywood Center Tower I 422 / 129 46 2024 Hollywood (1720–1770 North Vine St.) Proposed residential / Surrounding the Capitol Records Building. Renamed to Hollywood Center, previous project named Millennium Towers.[149][150][151] 1-acre public plaza and pedestrian path designed by James Corner. 1005 housing units with 133 units set aside for low income senior housing.[149]
Bixel Residences 409 / 125 36 TBD City West (675 S. Bixel St.) Proposed residential.[152][153]
1111 Sunset Residential Tower 2 TBD 31 2023 Echo Park (1111 N. Sunset Blvd) Proposed residential / Former Metropolitan Water District Complex / Boutique hotel Designed by Kengo Kuma.[121][119][120][122]
Hollywood Center Tower II 400 / 122 35 2024 Hollywood (1745–1753 North Vine St.) Proposed residential / Surrounding the Capitol Records Building. Renamed to Hollywood Center, previous project named Millennium Towers.[149][150][151]
Koreatown Wilshire Galleria Building Tower 395 / 119 35 TBD Koreatown (3240 Wilshire Blvd.) Proposed \ Redevelopment and Apartments.[154][155]
SB Omega 390 / 118 38 TBD Historic Core (6th & Main St.) Proposed \ Redevelopment and Apartments.[156] David Takacs designed tower. Developer is Barry Shy.[157]
Civic Center Building C 390 / 118 TBD 2024 Civic Center LA City Hall Complex\ Proposed \ government office and retail.[10]
Crossroads Hollywood Tower II 387 / 118 21 2024 Hollywood (Highland Ave and Selma Ave.) 1.4 million square feet of programmed space, including 950 residential units, a 308-key hotel, 94,000 square feet of office space and 185,000 square feet of shops and restaurants / Redevelopment of Crossroads of the World.[146]
1233 Grand 384 / 117 30 TBD Financial District (1233 S. Grand) Proposed \ residential.[10]
1201 Grand TBD 40 TBD Financial District (1201 S. Grand) Proposed \ residential. 312 Residential Unites w/ ground retail. Proposed by "City Century" [158]
670 Mesquit 374 / 115 35 2022 Arts District (670 Mesquit Street) Proposed \ Condominiums developed by V.E. Equities and the Gallo Family \ Designed by Bjarke Ingels \ Designed to integrate into the new Sixth Street viaduct park currently under construction.[159]
520 Mateo St. 390 / 113 35 2024 Arts District (520 Mateo St.) Proposed \ Condominiums by Carmel Partners designed by Works Progress Architecture.[160][161]
Fashion District Residences 370 / 113 33 2023 Fashion District (670 7th and Maple St.) Approved \ Residential. Designed by Humphreys & Partners Architects. Built by Realm Group and Urban Offerings.[162] Near Santee Court Alley.
Crossroads Hollywood Tower III 366 / 111 20 2024 Hollywood (Highland Ave and Selma Ave) 1.4 million square feet of programmed space, including 950 residential units, a 308-key hotel, 94,000 square feet of office space and 185,000 square feet of shops and restaurants / Redevelopment of Crossroads of the World.[146]
Burbank/De Soto Development Phase II 350 / 107 24 2024 Warner Center (20950 Warner Center Lane) Proposed \ residential \ Office Park.[163]
Ivar & Selma 350 / 107 23 TBD Hollywood (6350 W. Selma Ave) Proposed \ residential \ Retail \ Artisan Realty "Artisan Hollywood Tower" designed by Gensler[164][165]
Palladium Residences Tower I 350 / 107 28 TBD Hollywood (6215 Sunset Blvd.) Approved \ residential[10]
Palladium Residences Tower II 350 / 107 28 TBD Hollywood (6215 Sunset Blvd.) Approved \ residential.[10]
Lifan Tower 350 / 107 29 2021 South Park (1247 W. 7th St.) Proposed \ Low income residential \ Designed by MVE + Partners[166]
920 Hill St Tower 346 / 108 32 TBD South Park (920 S. Hill St.) Proposed \ 239 Apartments \ Ground Retail / Developed by Barry Shy[167]
Spring Street Hotel 338 / 103 28 TBD Historic Core (633 S. Spring St.) Proposed \ Hotel AKA "Lizard" [10]
Westfield Promenade 2035 SE Residential Tower 336 / 102 28 2033 Warner Center (6100 Topanga Canyon Blvd.) Proposed \ residential.[10][168]
Fig+Pico Tower II 326 / 99 25 2022 South Park (1258 S. Figueroa St.) Proposed \ Hotel / Retail. Across Figueroa Street from the convention center's South Hall. Same block as Circa, (SW Corner).[130][131] Designed by Gensler.
6400 Sunset Boulevard 318 / 97 28 2021 Hollywood (6400 Sunset Blvd.) Proposed \ Condominiums \ Ground retail [169] Replaces the famous Amoeba Music Store. Designed by Johnson Fain. Developed by GPI Companies.
Morrison Hotel 315 / 96 27 2023 South Park (1220 S. Hope St.) Proposed \ Hotel \ Re-development and additional 450 hotel room towers, 135 residential units, ground-floor retail space. Site of the original Morrison Hotel, now closed. Named after the album Morrison Hotel, by the band, The Doors. The hotel was made famous by The Doors as they named there 5th album after the Hotel, and took a picture as there cover album.[170]
Sunset Gower Studio Tower 300 / 95 18 2028 Hollywood (6050 W. Sunset Blvd.) Proposed \ Office \ Addition to the Sunset Gower Studios complex.[171]

Timeline of tallest buildings

Los Angeles City Hall, shown here in 1931, was built in 1928 and was the tallest structure in the city until 1968. In 1964, height restrictions were removed from new construction.

This lists buildings that once held the title of tallest building in Los Angeles.

Name Image Street address Years as tallest Height
ft (m)
Floors Reference
Braly Building[note 2] 408 South Spring Street 1903–1907 151 (46) 13 [4]
Security Building 510 South Spring Street 1907–1911 165 (50) 11 [172]
A.G. Bartlett Building 651 South Spring Street 1911–1916 190 (58) 14 [173]
Park Central Building 412 West 6th Street 1916–1927 N/A[note 3] 14 [174]
Texaco Building 929 South Broadway 1927–1928 242 (74) 13 [175]
Los Angeles City Hall 200 North Spring Street 1928–1968 454 (138) 32 [72]
Union Bank Plaza 445 South Figueroa Street 1968–1969 516 (157) 40 [55]
611 Place 611 West 6th Street 1969–1972 620 (189) 42 [39]
City National Tower[note 4] 555 South Flower Street 1972–1974 699 (213) 52 [28]
Paul Hastings Tower[note 4] 515 South Flower Street 1972–1974 699 (213) 52 [30]
Aon Center 707 Wilshire Boulevard 1974–1989 858 (262) 62 [176]
U.S. Bank Tower 633 West 5th Street 1989–2016 1,018 / 310 73 [12]
Wilshire Grand Tower Figueroa and 7th 2016–present 1,100 / 335 73 [12]

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Based on existing and under construction buildings over 150 meters tall. New York has 311 existing and under construction buildings at least 492 feet (150 m); Chicago has 129; Miami has 56; Houston has 36; Los Angeles has 31; Dallas has 20; San Francisco has 27. Source of Skyline ranking information: SkyscraperPage.com diagrams: New York City, Chicago, Miami, Houston, Los Angeles, Dallas, San Francisco (as of April 2017).
  2. ^ This building was originally known as the Braly Building, but has since been renamed the Continental Building.
  3. ^ Official height figures have never been released by this building's developer.
  4. ^ a b The City National Tower and the Paul Hastings Tower are twin towers, both rising 699 feet (213 m). As both buildings were completed in 1972, Los Angeles had two tallest buildings until the completion of Aon Center in 1974.

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